A 46-year-old man remains in a critical but stable condition after being hit by a car in Carlisle.

Officers were contacted by the North West Ambulance Service at 2:44pm on Monday following the accident on the city’s Ullswater Road.

The man from Carlisle was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle with a head injury.

A 30-year-old man suspected of being the driver, has been arrested on suspicion of assault, causing grievous bodily harm. A 32-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Both are still in custody.

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